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News: Accident reported near Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in U-District

by | Aug 2, 2023 | Accidents in the News |

SEATTLE, WA — Authorities responded to a crash Tuesday evening on 15th Avenue Northeast in Seattle’s University District, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation.

The collision occurred at the intersection with Northeast 45th Street, just northwest of the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. It was first recorded by SDOT at 6:26 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but the left northbound and southbound lanes of 15th Avenue Northeast were closed as a result.

A photo taken at the scene suggests at least two passenger vehicles were involved. It was not immediately clear whether a city bus, which can be seen in the frame of the photo, was impacted.

No serious injuries have been reported.

Shortly before 11:00 p.m., more than four hours later, the scene was announced cleared, with all lanes reopened to traffic.

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